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Carbon Reduction Program

Open Date:


Close Date:


Eligible Recipients:

  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Transportation Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Upcoming Milestones:


Federal Highway Administration

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Transportation


The Carbon Reduction Program will provide formula grants to States to reduce transportation emissions or the development of carbon reduction strategies.

States may use Carbon Reduction Program funds for projects that support the reduction of transportation emissions, including: the construction, planning, and design of trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other nonmotorized forms of transportation; public transportation projects; and congestion management technologies.

Typically, 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal (for interstate projects 90 percent Federal/10 percent non-Federal). Waivers are available in some circumstances.

Related Resources

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

For general questions and information, please contact the DOT at 202-366-4000.

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